Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ayaan Shankta
Note : A 12-year-old environmental activist Ayaan Shankta from Mumbai, India, has been named as the winner of 2021 International Young Eco-Hero award for his efforts to solve tough environmental problems. Ayaan won third place in the 8-14 years age group category for his project ‘Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake’.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Priyanka Tibrewal
Note : The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Priyanka Tibrewal, Vice President of BJP's youth wing in West Bengal against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the Bhabanipur assembly constituency.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - September 30th
Note : The Bhabanipur Assembly bypolls are scheduled to be held on September 30 and the counting will be held on October 3, 2021. Bhabanipur is the traditional seat of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 6th
Note : The Union Minister of Education, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan released the NIRF India Rankings 2021, on September 09, 2021 through video conferencing. The NIRF India Rankings 2021 is the sixth edition of the annual list.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 3
Note : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has constituted three Boards for Advance Rulings (BAR), to ensure faster disposal of cases and avoid income tax disputes.The BARs have been made operational from September 01, 2021. Out of the three BARs, two have been set up in Delhi and one in Mumbai.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - UCO Bank
Note : The Reserve Bank of India has announced that UCO Bank is taken out of the PCA restrictions. (Prompt Corrective Action Framework (PCAF)). Now only Indian Overseas Bank and Central Bank of India remain under PCA
Correct Answer : Option (A) - USD 300 million
Note : The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a USD 300 million loan as additional financing to scale up the improvement of rural connectivity to help boost the rural economy in the state of Maharashtra.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIsc Bengaluru
Note : Research Institutions – Indian Institute of Science, (IISc) Bangalore
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mohammad Nabi
Note : Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been named as the new captain of Afghanistan men's cricket team for the upcoming T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy in protest against the selection of the national squad without his inputs.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - North Korea
Note : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games.